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Antique Map Auction Sale No. 127 - closed 2/25/2009

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Lot #853: "Chambers's Atlas for the People with Descriptive Introduction" William & Robert Chambers

Antique atlas Chambers s Atlas for the People with Descriptive Introdu
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Estimate:
$325.00 - $375.00
Sold for: $240.00

Lot 853
By: William & Robert Chambers
Subject: Atlases
Date: 1855

Publication:

Condition: A
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Color: hand color

Size: 10 x 12.5 inches
25.4 x 31.8 cm

This scarce and complete atlas contains 36 hand colored maps. The maps include: two world, twenty European, six Asian, Africa, five North American, South America, and Australia to include New Zealand. Bound in period cloth with quarter-calf, quarto. Title page, Preface, Contents, 60 text pages, 36 maps, Index. Several maps are miss-bound as normally seen in this issue.

Maps very good to fine with full original hand coloring. Binding is worn and front board detached with title page attached. One text page with small chip at lower edge at margin.

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